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NFR Head Horses for Round 1
The head horses getting the call in Round 1 at the 2023 NFR.
Kaleb Driggers riding Cuervo
Cuervo—Remis Gays On Ofadoc—is the horse that got Driggers back-to-back gold buckles in 2021–2022. | PRCA/Click Thompson photo

When it comes time for Round 1 of the 2023 NFR, the top 15 headers in the world will be riding the top head horses in the game.

The Top 15 have given meticulous thought to which will be their Round 1 head horses, here’s the most updated list of which horse each NFR header will ride inside the Thomas & Mack.

HeaderHead HorseRegistered Name
Kaleb DriggersCuervoRemis Gays on Ofadoc
Tyler WadeSpurEspuela Bro
Nelson WyattLeonardUno Amarallio Gato
Dustin EgusquizaCajunCajun Treat
Derrick Begay“Sorrel” aka BugsCaseys Glory
Coleman ProctorHeisman SCR Sporties Playgun 
Rhen RichardRichGrade
Erich RogersPopular And FamousPopular And Famous
Tanner TomlinsonBlue*Grade
Andrew WardBiscuitCole E Man
Clay SmithChiefChief Quannah Parker
Marcus TheriotColt 45Guys Can Turn N Burn
Clint SummersTransmissionWSR Hesa Alive
Jake ClaySunStreakin Sun Dew
Luke BrownBudaDM Jet Off

*Tomlinson also has Marshal with him who he could potentially ride in Round 1.

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